There is a shoe store in my neighborhood that has these tools on display alongside their wares. We can't for the life of us figure out what these elongated cylinders with holes in them are. [more inside]
What is this mystery tool? It's not really a clamp, since it will not lock into place. I would prefer not to have random guesses, since it's not really helpful, but if you have seen or used this device, you'd solve a great mystery. [more inside]
I am doing a class project for which I need to create a high-fidelity prototype of a mobile app idea. The final assignment in the class is going to be user testing of the prototype. What I'm looking for is a prototyping tool which will allow me to easily create screens with native iPhone widgets. It needs to be high-fidelity and as interactive as possible. And it needs to be accessible on the web. What are the tools that you use? My full requirements are within. [more inside]
Sometimes, one of the first pages of a library book will bear an identifying stamp made of perforations punched through by a special tool. This practice seems to have disappeared, and Googling for it has only frustrated me. What is the tool called and where can I find one? [more inside]
What is this mystery object my grandmother found in her home? Pics inside. [more inside]
Say you had a team of three to five people working once per week over a year doing a gardening project on one acre of land and poly tunnels in a cold-to-moderate climate with clay and loamy soil (England). What tools would they need a weekly basis and what tools would they need on a once-per-year or quarterly basis?
Just scored the use of a mandoline slicer for the next week, and I'm totally excited but don't know where to start. Can you good people hook me up with your best mandoline-using recipes? Potatoes! Carrots! Turnips! I'll slice 'em all! [more inside]
Looking to buy a toolbox with essential tools [more inside]
Woodworkers of Metafiler: give me your table saw recommendations. [more inside]
Can anyone tell me what this is? I've had this for many years but now am clearing out my "collections" so my kids won't have to. Before I send this off I'd like to know what it is, and that would probably help interest someone in having it. Only marking is "Germany".
What to look for when buying an angle grinder? [more inside]
What kind of tool(s) should I use to cut this thin and flat metal ring? [more inside]
Tell me what this weird sugar art/baking device is! [more inside]
Organize my story! [more inside]
FIREFOX/WINDOWS 7: When using Firefox, where is the bar that includes options of "file", "edit", "view", "favorites" and "tools".? It disappeared! When I access Internet Explorer, no problem, these options are all available and visible, but on Firefox (which I prefer) it seems to have disappeared.
Help identify what is presumably an unusual piece of cutlery. Photos inside. [more inside]
How can I make an online tool to show someone whether an image they've uploaded is high enough resolution for print? [more inside]
Is there a way to change the options for the PENCIL TOOL in ILLUSTRATOR so that it just draws a new line once you pick it up and put it down again - (no matter how close you are to the previously drawn line)? [more inside]
Help me identify this weird tool I found while metal detecting. [more inside]
I found this thing buried in the yard, while gardening. It looks like some sort of tool. What is it? Picture One, Two, Three.
Help me choose a cordless drill. [more inside]
What's the most comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date blog-searching site? [more inside]